It Guardians of the Galaxy star dedicated a lengthy Instagram post to his wife Katherine Schwarzenegger in November 2021, thanking her for their “gorgeous healthy daughter,” and referencing, LylaTheir 23-month-old child. Social media critics surrounded Chris, who many considered Chris’ words insensitive to him and his ex-wife. Anna Faris 9-year-old son, Jack, who has struggled with health issues since he was born seven weeks premature.

What was meant to be a heartfelt message, turned into something that “really f–king bothered me,” the actor told Men’s health for their July/August issue.

“I said something like, ‘Find someone who looks at you the way my wife looks at me,'” he shared. “And then I gave her some s–t in the thing and said, ‘But I love you. I’m so thankful for my wife—she gave me a beautiful, healthy daughter.’ And then a bunch of articles came out and said, ‘That’s so cringeworthy. Chris Pratt wouldn’t be able to thank his ex-wife for giving him a healthy baby girl when his son was born prematurely. It’s so offensive to his ex-wife.

And he added: “And I’m like that is f–ked-up. It’s going to be a great book for my son. He’s nine. It’s digitally engraved. Dude, it really bothered me. It made me cry. I was like, I hate that these blessings in my life are—to the people close to me—a real burden.”